Enjoy fine art instruction in a variety of media related to the Museum's Permanent Collection and special exhibitions through workshop programs. The Museum offers a regular schedule of fine art and drawing workshops designed for adults and taught by artists, educators, and related professionals. Frequently changing exhibitions and a fine art atmosphere enhance student learning and inspire the artistic techniques and processes presented in class. Workshops are offered throughout the year. Museum members receive discounts on registration for a single workshops or a series.
Create a multi-layered miniature work of art using traditional painting colors and materials inspired by the centuries-old art of Indian miniature painting and the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection. The workshop begins with an exclusive, before-hours tour of the Museum's recently reinstalled Binney Collection and a viewing of the materials and process involved in Indian painting. Participants will then be led through a hands...Keep reading
Explore an innovative use of materials inspired by the exhibition Richard Deacon: What You See Is What You Get through this edible sculpture workshop. Follow an exclusive after-hours tour of the exhibition, get hands-on with an artist-guided workshop using waffle bulilding blocks to create edible sculptures. Bring a friend or a date, grab a drink from Panama 66, and let your creativity flow!
Create your own woodblock print under the instruction of Museum Educator Rogelio Casas during this two-day, hands-on workshop. This workshop will introduce all aspects of the traditional Japanese woodblock printmaking process Moku Hanga. Participants will hand-carve wood blocks to complete their own print to take away at the end of the workshop, along with their own set of carving tools.Keep reading